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  • Job reference: RMS0145862

New Model Prototype Properties Coordinator

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/09/2014
  • Time left:
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The Company:
A luxury Automotive OEM based in the West Midlands. After continued growth & success there are a number of new exciting engineering projects underway and we currently have requirements for experienced engineering professionals.

The Role:
Control and coordinate prototype parts with PMT areas.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
• Responsible for maintaining and updating prototype BOM’s with part tracking information gathered from different PMT areas (Engineering, MP&L, Purchasing, Prototype Workshop and Finance).
• Assist the PPL and take an active part in the creation of prototype bills of materials for new model vehicle builds.
• Work with the PMT areas and prototype workshop on the coordination and supply of prototype and production parts into the business from both internal and external suppliers.
• Track parts via the BOM for specific builds using purchase order information (order numbers, timing, quantities etc.).
• Change manage the BOM updating with adds/deletes as they arise.
• Raise PCR’s or internal transfer requests for both engineering and production parts.
• Assist PMT areas with expediting purchase requests via various internal and external systems.
• Work with AML departments to ensure parts are delivered on time to support prototype builds.
• Assist the PPL in parts tracking meetings.
• Assist PPL with tracking and resolution of build issues generated during Prototype build activities.
• Communicate with Finance to generate reports to track spend against budget.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Automotive engineering degree or equivalent qualification desirable.
• Previous BOM management and control essential.
• Previous parts management and coordination desirable.
• Knowledge of production vehicle assembly from start to finish.
• Experience in low volume prototype build methods desirable
• Knowledge and experience of prototype part production methods.
• Experience of financial tracking and reporting desirable.
• Post holder must be competent in using MS Office suite.
• In depth experience of Excel desirable; data manipulation, referencing, formulae, macros etc.
• Experience in generation presentations and reports using data from BOM.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with different levels within the business is essential.
• Ability to interpret and utilise spreadsheet data to support meeting discussions and activities.
• Comfortable being in both an office and workshop environment.
• Post holder must be a self-starting individual.
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